LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAII
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Leeward Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawaii; and Planning Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure.
DATE: Thursday, May 19, 2022
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: West Hawaii Civic Center, Community Center, Building G,
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY (ICT):
Leeward Planning Commissioners and applicants will participate in person; however, the public may provide verbal testimony at the meeting by joining Zoom or at the physical location listed above. To provide verbal testimony via Zoom, please register at:
The public may provide written testimony via email at LPCtestimony@hawaiicounty.gov or submit by mail or in person at the Hilo Planning office at 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 or at the Kona Planning office at West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740 up to two business days prior to the hearing by 4:30 p.m.
The public will be able to view and listen to the meeting at:
The Planning Director’s background report (including application) and recommendation report for each agenda item will be available for review at www.planning.hawaiicounty.gov prior to the meeting. This information can also be requested by sending an email to Noriko Sauer at Noriko.Sauer@hawaiicounty.gov.
CALL TO ORDER
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Review and Approval of the April 21, 2022 Leeward Planning Commission
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS
1. APPLICANT: HAMAKUA HEALTH CENTER (PL-USE-2021-000003)
Application for a Use Permit to establish and operate a medical clinic, dental office, and related facilities on approximately 5.682 acres of land situated within the County’s Single-Family Residential-15,000 square foot (RS-15) and Agricultural-20 acres (A-20a) zoning districts. The project site is located at 54-3793 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapaau, Honopueo, North Kohala, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 5-4-005:011.
2. INITIATOR: COUNTY COUNCIL (BILL NO. 120) (PL-CC-2022-000001)
An Ordinance amending Chapter 24, Article 8, and Chapter 25, Article 1 and Article 4, Division 5, of the Hawaii County Code 1983 ( 2016 Edition, as Amended), relating to providing, maintaining, and dedicating parking spaces and charging stations for electric vehicles. The purpose of this amendment is to establish requirements for providing parking spaces equipped with an electric vehicle charging station in places of public accommodation and to establish requirements for parking in these spaces and establishing penalties for violations of those requirements in compliance with Sections 291-71 and 291-72, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Report on Special Management Area (SMA) determinations, minor permits and enforcement action issued by the Planning Director.
AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
The Leeward Planning Commission’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 by interactive video conference via Zoom and at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Community Center, Building G conference room.
Board Packet. Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-7.5, the board packet provided to members of this board for this meeting is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Hilo office of the Planning Department, Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii and at the Kona office of the Planning Department, West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact the Planning Department at 961-8288 as soon as possible, but no later than five working days prior to the meeting date, to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged.
Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
Michael Vitousek, Chair